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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-d
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How happy do you feel IN GENERAL? Select the number which best describes your happiness. Very unhappy is -5 and very happy is 5
- 5  very unhappy
-4
-3
-2
-1
0
1
2
3
4
5  very happy

Computation: recoded 0 to 10, where -5 is 0 and +5 is 10

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Pappot & Phaff (2004): study NL 2004 Prisoners and controls, The Netherlands, 2004 N = 42
Mean
= 2.120